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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation at some point.

If you owned a PlayStation at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few fighting games in your collection. With challenging combos and finishing moves to pull off, fighting games are some of the best multiplayer games you can get your hands on. Franchises like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat made the genre famous, but today there are a plethora of others that are just as fun. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best PlayStation fighting games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling fighting games that were released for PlayStation. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games include everything from Tekken 3 to Street Fighter Alpha 3. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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245 65
Tekken 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1997

2
142 61
Tekken 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1995

3
113 50
Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Su... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

4
108 53
Street Fighter Alpha 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

5
125 57
Mortal Kombat Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

6
110 55
Tekken is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1994

7
84 50
X-Men vs. Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

8
85 45
Tekken Tag Tournament is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

9
76 39
Bloody Roar 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

10
79 42
Mortal Kombat 4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

11
78 49
Soul Edge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1996

12
59 27
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

13
66 37
Mortal Kombat 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

14
63 38
Rival Schools: United By Fate is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

15
48 25
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

16
58 43
The King of Fighters '98 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

17
44 30
Dead or Alive is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

18
31 18
Darkstalkers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

19
44 32
Bloody Roar is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

20
39 20
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

21
51 42
Bushido Blade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

22
39 36
The King of Fighters '99 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

23
30 21
Guilty Gear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

24
46 39
Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fig... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

25
31 19
X-Men: Children of the Atom is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

26
39 36
Street Fighter Alpha 2 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

27
37 34
Fighting Force is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

28
29 32
Ehrgeiz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
1998

29
30 28
The King of Fighters '97 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

30
32 31
Street Fighter Collection is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

31
27 26
Street Fighter EX is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

32
28 20
Marvel Super Heroes is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

33
38 31
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

34
38 31
Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

35
33 27
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

36
16 16
Street Fighter Alpha is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

37
30 25
Street Fighter EX2 is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

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26 21
X-Men: Mutant Academy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

39
32 37
WWF SmackDown! 2: Know Your Ro... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

40
19 21
Digimon Rumble Arena is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

41
32 39
Bushido Blade 2 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

42
17 26
Samurai Shodown: Warriors Rage is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

43
22 27
Dynasty Warriors is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

44
24 30
Samurai Shodown II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

45
22 28
Guilty Gear X is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

46
21 33
The King of Fighters '95 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

47
18 16
Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

48
26 34
Battle Arena Toshinden 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

49
21 28
The King of Fighters '96 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games

50
16 21
Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best PlayStation Fighting Games
Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22